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PA amends Mechanic's Liens Law

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

On July 9, 2014, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed into law Senate Bill 145 (aka "Act 117"), amending Pennsylvania'sMechanics' Lien Law of

DC Circuit clarifies standard of review when agencies argue "good cause" for bypassing APA notice and comment requirement

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2014

In an Federal Communications Commission (CMC) matter, Sorenson Communications, Inc. v. FCC, the DC Circuit vacated an interim rule promulgated by the

Texas Supreme Court: economic loss rule bars GC's claim against architect

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 23 2014

In LANSTV, a Joint Venture of Lockwood, Andrews & Newman, Inc. v. Martin K. Eby Construction Company, Inc., the Texas Supreme Court considered

Court confirms duty to defend under policy with products-completed operations coverage and professional services exclusion

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2014

On Thursday, March 13, a California Court of Appeal found substantial evidence that State Farm General Insurance Co. (State Farm) had a duty to

Court affirms city's discretion to waive bid defect, clarifying the meaning of inconsequential deviation

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2014

Recently a California Court of Appeal affirmed a superior court's judgment and order confirming that the City of San Leandro (City) had not abused its

Subcontractors are victorious, Iowa state agency required to cover general contractor's payment shortfalls

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

Star Equipment, Ltd., Manatt's, Inc., and Short's Concrete Cutting Co. recently secured a victory in the Iowa Supreme Court when the Court,in Star

R-e-c-i-p-r-o-c-i-t-y find out what it means to you

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 16 2014

Is a licensed contractor in good standing in State A permitted to offer to contract for or to perform work requiring a contractor's license in State

Pay now ... or pay later: $3.5 million for 700 steelworkers (and their attorneys)

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2014

January 8, 2014, Judge Jon S. Tigar, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, in Cordy v. USS-Posco Industries, et al., 2014 BL

Construction workers' overtime claims subject to arbitration provision

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2014

Employers often would prefer an arbitral forum for employee-related disputes because they are perceived as a venue that typically delivers a fair

Owner-operated businesses with no employees may be surprised by recent Cal AG opinion

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2014

Recently, the California Office of the Attorney General ("AG") issued its Opinion No. 12-901 (Dec. 20, 2013), answering the question: "Under what